Upcoming Events

      Educational films are shown each Sunday in the Auditorium at 2 p.m.

 
 

April 2014

 

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3-5 p.m.

Drawing in the Gallery, Bring your own pencil and sketchbook. We will provide the stools.

 

3

5-8 p.m.

After Hours: Southern Express Live music and tasty samplings in the coutrtyard. $10 for non-members.

 

5

1-3 p.m.

First Saturday, Celebrate Japan Create Origami, Gyotaku plus more!

 

6

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World (90 minutes)

 

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Slow Art Day Click here for more information about Slow Art Day. To register for Slow Art Day at the Appleton, click here.

 

13

Celebration of Japan & Living Art of Bonsai Closes

 

13

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Paul Klee (50 minutes)

 

13

1-4 p.m.

Artful Dining: Spring Fling Rich Schleicher and Jim Poston host festivities featuring the outdoor sculpture of John Gamache and the contemporary paintings of Randall Smith, with sweet and savory hors d'oeuvres by Woodlea Gardens. For more information click here.

 

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Young in Art opens in the Rotunda Gallery

 

20

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Easter in Art Tim Marlow explores the Easter story as depicted in art. (73 minutes)

 

24

2-3 p.m.

Themed Tour The Horse in Art, Touring the Equine Collection

 

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Trips N Tours: Dali Museum, St. Petersburg: Visit the Andy Warhol Exhibition. Contact Bonnie Janssen or Dodie Jerz for more information

 

26

New Art of the Loom Opens. Features woven dreams of artists from 18 countries. Exhibition open through June 29.

 

27

The Art of R. Gregory Christie Closes

 

27

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Hockney the Photographer (55 minutes)
 

May 2014

 

1

3-5 p.m.

Drawing in the Gallery, Bring your own pencil and sketchbook. We will provide the stools.

 

3

1-3 p.m.

First Saturday, Derby Day Come celebrate the horse before going home to watch.

 

4

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, All About Prints: 500 Years of Prints and Printmaking (54 minutes)

 

4

4-6:30 p.m.

Artful Dining: Art at Spruce Creek Bettye Daugherty and Mary Kraus host festivities featuring the plein air paintings of Don Borie, jewelry designs by Lynda Ryan as well as works by Spruce Creek artists, Carol Catania and Eileen and Dennis Jones. For more information click here.

 

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3-4:30 p.m.

Ocala Youth Symphony

 

11

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Mother Theresa: A Life of Devotion In honor of Mother's Day. (46 minutes)

 

18

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, The Art Gallery in the Desert. Tour the Ma-gao Caves at Dun-Huang. (55 minutes)

 

21

Trips N Tours: Governor's Mansion and Legislature, Tallahassee Contact Bonnie Janssen or Dodie Jerz for more information

 

25

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Cowboy Art Focuses on the work of three contemporary artists: Gordon Snidow, Garry Niblett and Joe Beeler.(55 minutes)
 

June 2014

 

1

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Craft in America: Memory Part 1 of 3 profiling Sam Maloof (wood worker), Mary jackson (basket weaver), Pat Courtney Gold (basket weaver), Gary Knox Bennett (furniture maker) and Tom Joyce (blacksmith).(60 minutes)

 

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2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Craft in America: Landscape Part 2 of 3 profiling Jan Yager (artist), David Gurney (ceramist), Timberline Lodge (Mount Hood, Oregon), Kit Carson (jeweler, sculptor), Mira Nakashima (furniture designer), and Richard Notkin (artist). (60 minutes)

 

15

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Craft in America: Community Part 3 of 3 profiling Mississippi Cultural Crossroads (Port Gibson, Mississippi), Penland School of Crafts, Sarah Jaeger (potter), Archie Bray Foundation, Pilchuk Glass School, Denise Wallace (jeweler), Sam Wallace (lapidary), Dona Look (artist) and Ken Loeber (artist).(60 minutes)

 

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Trips N Tours: My Generation: Young Chinese Artists, Tampa Contact Bonnie Janssen or Dodie Jerz for more information

 

22

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Thomas Hart Benton Filmmaker Ken Burns traces the life and turbulent career of one of America's best known and least understood painters.(86 minutes)

 

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Trips N Tours: My Generation: Young Chinese Artists, Tampa Contact Bonnie Janssen or Dodie Jerz for more information

 

29

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Jackson Pollack: Love and Death on Long Island Documentary tracing the life of Jackson Pollack through interviews and archival footage.(46 minutes)
 

July 2014

 

6

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Liberty! The American Revolution: Reluctant revolutionaries; Blows must decide An exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. (120 minutes)

 

13

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, America's Out Islands: Florida KeysFrom Miami to Key West, view the Keys from land, sea and air.(60 minutes)

 

20

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, The Treasures of Britain We visit the Ashmolean and Fitzwilliam Museums. (54 minutes)

 

27

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Calder: Sculpteur de L'aireUnique modern artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) revolutionized the art of sculpture with his distinctive modernism, freeing sculpture from its stand and adding movement to the art itself.(51 minutes)
 

August 2014

 

3

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance Harlem was the scene of passionate outbursst of creativity by African-American visual artists in the 1920s and 1930s. (60 minutes)

 

10

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, A Century of QuiltsThis film celebrates the art of quilting by featuring selections from the best 100 American quilts of the 20th century.(77 minutes)

 

17

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, A Group of Seven: In Celebration Believing that a distinct Canadian art could be developed through direct contact with nature, The Group of Seven is most famous for its paintings inspired by the Canadian landscape and initiated the first major Canadian national art movement. This film highlists the careers of AY Jackson, Arthur Lismer and Frederick Varley. (53 minutes)

 

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2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Masters of AnimationThis film includes segments on animated filmmaking in the United States, the National Film Board of Canada, CBS Radio Canada and Canadian independant animators.(85 minutes)

 

31

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Mona Lisa Revealed: Secrets of the Painting Pascal Cotte's photographs of the Mona Lisa, taken at 240 million pixels reveal 26 secrets about the masterpiece and how it was painted. (50 minutes)